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Cracker-Coated Fried Perch Recipe

Cracker-Coated Fried Perch Recipe

Your favorite fisherman would be proud to find his catch fried with this golden coating, "I've gotten raves each time I've made this fish," says Dennis Dornfeldt of Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups butter-flavored cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lake perch fillets
  • Vegetable oil


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs and milk. In another shallow bowl, combine cracker crumbs, garlic salt, oregano, tarragon and pepper. Dip the perch in egg mixture, then coat with crumbs. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry fish for several minutes on each side or until it flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 397 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 212 mg cholesterol, 717 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Reviews for Cracker-Coated Fried Perch

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2015

"Made this recipe last night. It was great. I used Regular Ritz crackers. I used a deep fryer filled with Canola oil. Yum!"

Reviewed Apr. 2, 2009

"I make my lake perch (and talapia) similar to yours except I first dip the perch in flour, then egg, then panko bread crumbs."

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2009

"What kind of cracker is recommended?"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.